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. >> taxi terror on streets of san francisco this morning. a smashed taxi windshield, shots fired, a chase, and finally a suspect in custody. >> terrified taxi driver says the rampage started with a man jumping on the windshield of the cab in an upscale san francisco neighborhood at 4:00 this morning and it escalated all over the city. abc7 news reporter, cornell bernard, picks up the story. >> it is hard to believe the most affluent neighborhood was a crime scene until a few minutes ago at jackson and spruce after police say a carjacking suspect tried to ram them. the stolen san francisco taxi is towed away. this man, now in custody, climbed on the roof of the cab and starting jumping up-and-down, breaking the windshield and terrifying the cab driver. >> the driver, i was toll, -- told, he was terrified and fled. the suspect entered the cab and drove away but there was a g.p.s. device inside and police tracked the carjacking suspect to presidio heights when officers tried to stop the cabbie blocking the street with their patrol cars. >> that is when the driver literally drove at the offic
riders with flyers for the missing dog. he disappeared on a southbound train either in san francisco or peninsula. >> sheer panic. i started screaming. i said -- oh, my god. >> it's been one day since she woke up in a bart train to find her dog gone. she and archie were heading home late wednesday night for the san francisco spca fund-raising event. she had handbag on one side and archie in a carrier in the other. >> i fell asleep. it was an accident. i woke up and he was gone. >> she has been looking for him round the clock going to shelters and filing reports. he is more than a pet. she is registered specially trained service dog. she suffers from extreme anxiety brought on by a plane crash when she was eight. >> with him, i don't feel the need on medication. that is how much comfort he brings me. i'm just devastated. >> so is her husband. he has been at his wife's side every minute since archie disappeared. >> i don't had i it's funny. for me and my wife, that is our little kid. >> they have put flyers for every bart station and what started as a thousand dollar reward has grown t
are sequestered and will not emerge until the process is over. the former san francisco archbishop took part in a preconclave mass considered the most influential people involved in the selection process. use news reporter marcy gonzalez is joining us from mitt romney with the latest -- from rome with the latest. >> good morning, the doors of the cistene chapel were locked an hour and a half ago. the cardinals are going the process of electing a new pope. >> a solemn procession after so much anticipation. the conclave is now officially underway. >> it is a tremendous moment for the cardinals because they have been talking for about ten days. all the talk,ow, and the chatter falls to the wayside. 115 cardinals picking their seats, praying and voting each carefully disgoesing his handwriting as he cast as ballot for the man he believes should be the next leader of the catholic church. the cardinals starts the day in part by celebrating mass in st. peter's and now after a morning of bowed head, outside all years looking up. watching. waiting. waiting for the smoke to pour from the chapel. black
friday at the school. >> new this morning, san francisco's archbishop is making strong statements against same-sex marriage days before the course takes up proposition 8 and will hear arguments if the ban on same-sex marriage is constitutional. archbishop is talking to abc7 news reporter right now. early this morning he told "usa today" that to legalize marriage between two people of the same sex would enshrine in the law the principle that mothers and fathers are interchangeable or irrelevant. he also says a court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage may only intensify the debate. you can see his interview with the archbishop this afternoon going on abc7 news starting at 4:00. >> five bay area police departments are now in the middle of a 24 hour tweet athen, the palo alto, east palo alto, fremont, mountain view, and los gatos police departments are participating in the event with 160 agencies taking part. they are tweeting of service calls to increase awareness of police work and their issues. fremont police tweeted "call a man in 50's down on a bench waving his arms and moaning, fire a
in san francisco, i am katie marzullo for abc7 news. >> emotional ads started to run to coincide with national day to demand action featuring family members of the children and adults killed in the massacre in new and town cut. remember the 26 victims who lost their life. she just wanted to teach little kids. that was her goal. she died doing it. >> the ads part of the mayors against gun coalitions. make bloomberg spent $12 million targeting lawmakers to expand the gun control. several local areas including san francisco and oakland mayors are will part of the coalition. at the same time, we are learning new details of the sandy hook elementary school shooter, 20-year-old and his life leading up to the december massacre. released search warrants showed he lived in a world of weapons. investigators searched his home and cars after he shot 20 schoolchildren and six educators. they found an arsenal of guns more than a thousand rounds of ammunition, swords, knives and the attack lasted less than five minutes before he killed himself. >> developing news from san francisco where right
foundation >>> next on "abc 7 news" at 9:00. city of san francisco quick response to an overnight club shooting. also the dramatic 911 call after a mother says two teens shot her toddler. a man falsely convict of a crime [ wind howling ] [ female announcer ] it balances you... [ water crashing ] ...it fills you with energy... and it gives you what you are looking for to live a more natural life. in a convenient two bar pack. this is nature valley... delicious granola bars made with the best ingredients in nature. nature valley. nature at its most delicious. >>> inside the 330 rich nightclub the shooting started early this morning and up to the street to the brannon street parking lot. first shot was fired at 1:15. for her safety she did not want to go on camera. >> they were fighting and shooting and running. we sat down by somebody's humer. >> the shooting went on for a while. >> for about 15 minutes. 15 minutes long, nonstop. consistently shooting. >> first tire was flattened by a bullet. san francisco police say three people were wounded. one seriously. he was taken to san francisco
nice tonight, biggest white collar conviction in san francisco history. high-rise ripoff that sent a pair of swindlers to prison. the military does what it can to prevent another incident. also.... >> i'm meteorologist sandhya patel. cracking some showers. how long you will need the rain gear. >> and new home of the 49ers tonight. we break down the price tag for hosting the >> dan: here is a live look at sparkling el riville in the rain. hours before spring officially arrives, rain hits the bay area. good evening, i'm dan ashley. we definitely need the rain after abnormally dry winter but the question is will this make a difference? meteorologist sandhya patel is tracking the system to live doppler radar. >> unfortunately not enough to make a huge dent in our deficit but check out what we are seeing it is much needed moisture. the rainfall is widespread but now becoming more scattered in nature. we're still seeing some returns, light showers down to novato, lucas valley, san rafael and other parts of the bay area. san francisco, we are seeing a few showers heading down to south san
at citibank. >>> from dry to drenched. the umbrellas were out tonight in san francisco as the bay area gets its first significant storm in weeks. good evening, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. dan ashley has the night off. let's get straight to abc7 news meteorologist sandhya patel with a look at live doppler 7hd. >> something we haven't seen in a longtime. live doppler hd is tracking a storm right now. it is slow to get here, but quickly moving through. i want to show you where it is raining. we have moderate rain falling in the north bay around a guyserville and highway 101 and you can see old redwood highway. we are seeing rain near highway 101. as we take to you other parts of the bay area, san francisco is getting some light rain. we were in a little bit of a break, but lake merced boulevard, daly city seeing some of the light rain. and it is stretching toward the peninsula and into the south bay. as you notice around the santa cruz mountains as well, the winds have been gusting at sfo and their 1 in mountain view. the higher elevations 58 to 66 mile an hour wind gusts. oakland out of th
san francisco, she is particularly happy he picked francis. >> he is everything they will looking for, a good leader, good pass door and good communicator. >> when we found that man, where he came from, his age, what his background was, that was all gravy and we got not only a great man but we got good gravy, too. >> vice president biden will lead the united states delegation on tuesday and house speaker boehner was invited but he cannot go because he is hosting the irish prime minister at the capitol and because of budget negotiations. >> st. mary's cathedral in san francisco has a special mass of thanksgiving for pope francis at 12:10 on gulf street. the mass will be led bid san francisco's bishop. >> stay with us for complete coverage on the selection of pope francis as the new leader of the roman catholic church with the latest on facebook.com facebook.com/use 7 and on twitter. >> san jose police have arrested a teacher for possess willing -- possessing child pornography at home. he was taken into custody in sea side yesterday. he used to work as a substitute teacher in san jose f
, some say it was san francisco's move to marry same-sex couples in 2004 that gave birth to the voter approved ban. abc7 news reporter is live at the supreme court in washington, dc. >> it is a remarkable scene here at the supreme court, a sea of people lined up to witness history. inside the court, the nine justices weighing in on the explosive issue of same-sex marriage. >> today, the supreme court is examining the definition of marriage. the justices heard oral arguments in a case challenging california's proposition 8 that amended the state constitution to ban same-sex marriage. >> what harm to the institution of marriage or to opposite sex couples, how does the cause and effect work? >> supporters say it serves a vital interest and voter should vote on this. >> we believe proposition eight is constitutional and the place for the decision to be made regarding redefining marriage is with the people, not with the courts. >> the plaintiffs in the case, two california couples say the law violates gays and lazy babies right to equal protection. >> from the beginning the case has been a
, abc news, washington. >> late today federal judge in san francisco ruled unconstitutional one of the most controversial features of the patriot act. ability of the fbi to demand rrdz from phone companies internet service providers, bank and credit agency in complete secret and without judicial review. young says it violates the first amendment. the case was brought bit electronic frontier foundation. >> defamation suit against san francisco sheriff mishing recommend and his wife dismissed tonight. lawsuit filed by ivory madison and her husband who are mirkarimi next door neighbors. they say mirkarimi and his wife lopez falsely accused them of crimes misconduct during the sheriffs domestic violence case last year. that case began when madison gave police videotape of lopez crying and showing bruise that is she described as being caused by mirkarimi in a new years eve fight. >> san jose is rampping up the police force. 43 new recut graduated today from the police academy. and while city officials celebrate the first graduate in 4 years, police union says that number is in
: the debate started when san francisco began allowing gay cup toll get married nine years ago. and now the future of gay marriage is in the hand of the u.s. supreme court. good evening. those 9 justices are taking on a central issue in modern american life. gay marriage. and with it comes profound questions. what is a family. what is the purpose of marriag marriage. many bay area city like berkeley showed their support for the lgbt community by raising rainbow flag today. we have team coverage for you tonight beginning with 7 news reporter carolyn tyler at the supreme court in washington. >> pep rally of sorts took place throughout the morning both side who care deeply about the outcome of this landmark case. inside no argument. justices had hard hitting questions for the critic and supporters of prop 8. california ban on same sex marriage. >> you have sort of a reason for not including same sex couples. is there any reason that you have for excluding them. >> some 40,000 children in california that live with same sex parents and they want their parents to have full recognition a
's cup yacht race coming to san francisco this summer are trying now to keep wind in the event's financial sails. to that end they have scaled down the size of the event dramatically. as mark matthews explains, the projected payday as well. >> reporter: the city supervisor says the america's cup organizers failed to pay prevailing wages for work done last summer. >> the highest possible for the types of programs and didn't live up to them when it came to that happening last year. >> reporter: workers are now owed $400,000 in back wages. >> prevailing wage rate for a carpenter who installed beachers is $64 an hour. >> reporter: the cities offense of labor standards enforcement says the carpenters were paid about a third of what they were do due. the cup organizers said they voluntary early agreed to the prevailing wage requirement and they have agreed to pay back wages. >> in the backdrop of that i really do question the tone here. the tone of innuendo that we are not trying to do the right thing. >> reporter: small business owners and labor leaders stood in line today to either
daetz. standoff in san francisco ended with a suspected burglar in custody. it started about 3:00 this afternoon when a couple returned to their apartment to find a woman inside. it ended with the woman vungd a shotgun before surrendering herself. 20-year-old woman told them to leave the apartment. they flagged down a muni driver to call police. when they arrived the woman didn't leave but she ended the standoff by coming out. the woman that is not identified herself the shotgun she was holding belonged to the resident. she was not surety. >> there have been four officer-involved shootings in a little more than 24 hours. first happened around 12:30 yesterday morning in san francisco. less than two hours later san jose police shot and killed a suspect. last evening union city police killed a suspect while chasing him and earlier this morning, hayward police killed a man. tomas ramon has more on that case. >> i heard a loud crash and i got out. >> reporter: this is what norma heard about 3:30 sunday morning. a maroon honda sits where the driver lost control on "d" street in haywa
.m. they hope it will lift the boat up, tugboat will gently pull it out. take it back to san francisco bay and drop it off at marine yard in richmond. reporting live in pacific kashtion i'm allen, abc 7 news. >> all right allen thanks. the recovery effort could get a bit complicated our dry spell business to come to an end. spencer is here now with look on what's on live doppler 7 hd. >> rate now we are not seeing anything except a little offshore cloud. skies mainly clear. certainly don't have precipitation showing up right now but we pull back a bit from the image and show you the wider satellite image pushing cold front which is producing clouds all in the northern northwest cornerf the state. here is our forecast for precipitation totals starting at 5:00 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the point where we expect the rain to again and going until 11:00 o'clock wednesday nature. by 11:00 o'clock bodies night we expect rainfall total of inch and half north bay mountains up to inch in the santa cruz mountains but only quarter inch to half inch in the lower elevation. i'll give you a look
. on the left is our camera in emeryville with clouds moving in to san francisco and on the rise you can see the cloudy and windy conditions atop mount tamalpais above marin county. our meteorologist, mike nicco, is tracking the storm with live doppler 7 hd. >> thank you very much. winter storms are a big deal but this is a big deal because we have not had significant rain and a record-setting year for the least amount of rain if most of our bay area neighborhoods. live doppler 7 hd shows it is quiet here to the north and the west. there are a few radar returns showing up but it is the radar hitting the clouds because it is far enough away it is the precipitation moving to the ground. individual storms moving from southwest to northeast and the higher lines are slowly sinking to the south. here is why we need the rain. the reason season runs from july 1st of last year through june 30th and we are three inches in the hole in livermore and four in san jose and the airport and santa rosa is five inches below where we should be. here is what will happen. my storm highlights: steady rain tonight,
. workers are hoping to have the pipes back in working order later today. >> new this morning, san francisco police are looking for the gunman in an overnight drive-by shooting in 9 lower haight. someone in a car shot 5020-year-old in another car and injured a 32-year-old who was in a third vehicle. the 20-year-old drove himself to the hospital where he was treated for injuries to his arm. the 32-year-old flag the down police with injuries to his we face. so far, there has been no description of the gunman. one person has been released from the hospital but two remain in critical condition following a head on collision in richmond. it happened around 8:00 on 37th street. a ask -- camaro crashed head on into a pickup and that flipped. the driver of the vehicle was underage and was drinking. >> a woman crashed her car in the side of this house in bayview just before 7:00 this morning. the crash punched a hole in the side of the house. the driver ran off. no one inside was hurt. >> happening now, court wrapped up in a sex abuse lawsuit involving a school district and a victim would claims she w
. >> jap that's consulate stationed in san francisco will spend a year in jail for domestic violence. he plead in order contest to a pair of felony in a plea deal original faced up to 20 years in prison for more than a dozen charges. his wife accused him of sta stabbing her in the what happened a screw driver hitting her on the head with lap top slapping her in the face bruising her arm and thigh and throwing her from a car. guy jail time will start in may. >> new report explains why social shut down a school on friday. serious violations against universal preschool formerly known as sunny side infant preschool reported violations include the inappropriate swaddling of infants in cribs to confine them. using car seat instead of high chair and having too many children for the number of staff working. more police help to close facility and interview parents to determine whether any crimes were committed. 2 employee also been ban from working at state license child care facilities. though they can appeal. >> san jose international airport suffering from classic case of sagging supply a
at wgbh access.wgbh.org (wo howng) sz. >> tonight. thousands swarm the streets in san francisco before what some say is the biggest moment ever in the battle for marriage equality. >> plus local woman who could be a trump card for opponent of prop 8. >> ring side seat tomorrow at the supreme court. >> also tonight. taming the devil. chance to look in the new tunnel the devil slide ready for business in just a matter of hours. >> plus outrage over bay area bureaucrat y.getting 400,000 dollars a year for life. >> and the rescue of a one-year-old baby [ wind howling ] [ female announcer ] it balances you... [ water crashing ] ...it fills you with energy... and it gives you what you are looking for to live a more natural life. in a convenient two bar pack. this is nature valley... delicious granola bars made with the best ingredients in nature. nature valley. nature at its most delicious. >> this massive rally held tonight in san francisco castro district. as you look from sky 7 hd thousands turn out on the eve of supreme court hearing on same sex marriage. ge. question before the high
the looips got so close to the intern. >> tonight possible legal precedence in the death of san francisco wednesday. can a bicycle riderser be convicted of vehicular manslaughter. >> someone you may know has an extra 33 million dollars tonight. lucky new lotto tonight. lucky new lotto winner hiding out in if. >> this is not something we have ever dealt with before in our department. and for all of us, the pain is still too fresh. >> with the solemn wail of bag pipe filling the pavilion family of fallen police officers taken to their seat in their honest. good evening. emotional farewell for sergeant baker and detective butler really a powerful sight as procession reached sap jose. hundreds of officers line the street as huge american flag draped down from 2 fire engine ladders at the entrance to hp about ville i don't know. 2 murdered police officers were eulogy remembered and cried over. abc 7 news reporter wayne begins our coverage in san jose. >> this was the stark vision of reality that greeted mourner in inside hp pavilion today. 2 coffin. honor guard. photo and video of se
are following breaking news out of san francisco right now where emergency crew are at suspected meth lab. this is happening at home on tap drive near lake merced and you can see in thisw3 live picture that police just took man away in handcuffs. we are told the crews are waiting for hazardous material team to arrive to deal with the chemical inside the property. >> talk about the weather for a moment. second driest start to year on record for san jose. but rain is coming. sandhya is here with live doppler 7hd. >> yes. guess what has developed in the last couple hours. we have some sprinkle right now. the sprivrj have been around ukiah as we take you closer here. trace amounts reported it's he vab ateing. take you to other parts of the region here we see some very light returns around tiburon. beach road. so very few sprinkles around the region. can't rule them out as you look at the satellite and radar, the storm is just off the coast line. i'll let you know when the steady rain will arrive. how long you will need the umbrella and exactly how much rain you will receive. caroly
of the san francisco police department on this matter. >> dan: tonight redwood still police have ruled that a 14-year-old bicyclist caused her own death. she was cycling to woodside high school last november when she tried to make a turn at the same time as a truck. she hit the it can and was run over. police ruled that she should have yielded the right of way in this case. an attorney for the family says they reject that conclusion and have launched their own investigation. >> at san francisco international airport, a five-year-old boy was reunited with his older brother, a brother that could save his life. he was born in vietnam when adopted by a person a nevada family. he desperately needs a bone marrow transplant. it happens to be his brother who is a farmer in vietnam. he thanked his brother for selfless act of help. >> giving him the one chance for a normal life. can't thank him enough. but we're really lucky and grateful. >> a year and a half ago, five-year-old was diagnosed with applies particular anemia. his only hope is a bone marrow transplant. it's sets for children's hospi
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. >> abc7 news starts right now with live breaking news. >> the breaking news in san francisco, police have just ended a seven hour stand off at a marijuana grow in the bayview starting with a robbery then hostage taking. finally, with several people being arrested at the end. police fear for the safety of people inside so they took every precaution to resolve this without injuries. it began unfolding before 4:00 a.m. at wallace and jennings. amy hollyfield has been at the scene all morning and joins us, live, with new information. >> kristen, there were four hostages inside this building behind me. they all okay. police are giving one of their police dogs credit for bringing this to a peaceful end. here is video we shot in the last hour from the man who was arrested after 10:00 this morning. they believe he was part after takeover robbery here at a marijuana grow just before 4:00 this morning. police chased and arrested three men sortly after the robbery. they say this man stayed behind and refused to come out. they say he had four hostages inside, people who work here at marijuana grow. t
are your highs. 71 in san francisco and 80 in santa rosa and 83 gilroy. 76 in oakland. santa cruz got up to 77 in livermore. and 79 degrees in napa. changes are on the way and the changes will include the possibility of rain. i will be back with a look at the forecast in a few minutes. ama? >> sand yaw, thank you. sandhya, thank you. tonight we learn of a serious violation that took place during a field trip for two san jose high schools. they were traveling with a registered sex offender. alan wang is live at andrew hill high school in san jose with the latest. alan? >> ama, this happened on february 13th during a field trip to deanza college. students from here at andrew hill high school and silver creek high school were traveling on buses to the college, and we are told the sex offender was on the bus with the andrew hill students. we were alerted to this situation by a viewer this evening and still waiting to hear back from school officials. we managed to get a kipe copy -- a copy of this letter that went out today. it says a registered sex offender who was not authorized to be on th
, san francisco, east bay, and all the bay area. this is abc7 news. >> what could be a major breakthrough in the fight against cancer, a leukemia treatment is showing promising results in a handful of patient. a patient is set to be cancer free after eight days of treatment. our medical editor explains this. >> using a patient's own immune system to fight cancer, look at this animation. they had five patients with untreatable cancer. they use advisor russ -- a virus to turn the cells into cancer fighters and they destroyed the cancer cells. >> the doctor says all the patients went into remission but emphasizing the treatment is still in experimental stages. the study appears in the journal of science translational medicine. >> a respected pediatrician group has come out in favor of same-sex marriage and the positive effects on children. the american academy of pediatrics says that a stable parental relationship can produce healthy, well adjusted children regardless of the parents' sexual orientation, similar with gay or straight parents if they neuro -- nurturing and financia
? >> police got the call last night around 9:30 from the montgomery bart station in san francisco. a man was riding in an elevator and reported hearing a crunch and then a yelp and the elevator stopped. investigators found a man's body in the elevator shaft along with bedding. >> he was sleeping on top of it? how? >> bart police spent the morning trying to figure that out. the ventilation is shaft and you would have to be an expert to pry the door open while it was on another floor. we noticed while looking at another bart elevator if you can get inside, there is a ladder in the shaft you could use to get on total variety. the only other point of entry, officials can think, is the elevator hatch door. even that would require someone giving him a boost or chiming up on the railing. by all accounts it seems to be a very uncommonplace to seek shelter. >> i don't know man, the first time i ever heard of it. >> officials have closeed the internal elevator so if you handicapped and you need to get from the bart platform to the muni platform you need to use another station. the elevator that ge
happens next. >> incredible. san francisco police have a suspect in custody after a deadly shooting and a foot chase. police say a 21-year-old man was shot several times at this busy intersection of 3rd street just before 8:30 this morning. the victim died at the hospital. officers chased a suspect for several blocks before they actually captured the suspect. a gun was recovered two blocks away. the suspect is a 22-year-old man whose identity has not yet been released. >> another young man was killed in the south bay, campbell police are trying to find a gunman behind the first homicide since 2015. investigators try to determine a motive neighbors know why there has been a spike in violence. amy hollyfield is live with the latest. >> police say they don't know the motive behind this killing but residents think the answer could be right here in the city's hand ball court. campbell police are doing something they haven't done in six years: investigating a murder. 18-year-old richard vega is the first murder victim since 2007 shot at 10:30 last night. police spent seven hours looking f
that are venturing in right now, just of the start of things that will hit us next 36 hours. san francisco right now with overcast skies, 53 degrees and 49 in half moon bay. when you can expect the raindrops to fall coming up in a little bit. >> carolyn: tonight police are asking your help they believed a man tried to abduct a 12-year-old girl. he is described as six feet tall and thin build and goatee. he was last seen driving a four-door car. he offered the girl a ride walking home from school. >> two ohio football players are heading to juvenile hall after the conviction on rape charges. they made apology in court after their conviction. >> reporter: 16-year-old breaking down in court after a judge convicted him and 17-year-old trent mayes of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl after a night of drinking and partying last august. >> i would like to apologize to the family and community. >> both were sentenced to at least one year in juvenile jail. mayes will get an additional year for taking a nude picture of the victim. in court she described how she woke up hours after the alleged incident wi
are reporting only light rain on the ground and moving down on the peninsula right now parts of san francisco loop radar image and sweeping in from the west eastward starting to mav south ward a bit as well. so most of the rain so far has been confined to the north bay but as i pointed out we now begin to get late rain in san francisco. parts of the pens will and seem to be a batch of heavier steady rain offshore which is likely to move in land any minute now. meanwhile we have winter storm warning in effect until tomorrow nature at 10:00 o'clock for much of the central sierra northern sierra and mountains of northern california. many locations can see up to continue inches of snow or more from this storm with strong gusty winds up around 70 miles an hour and white out conditions. so that's what is happening rate now and complete accu-weather 7 day forecast a little later. >> see you shortly. following developing news out of san francisco. police have shot man in the bay view district after pursuit. they corner the suspect in stolen car at ingle street and orange court 7:30 this evenin
san francisco city hall tonight on the eve of the historic supreme court hearing on same sex marriage. good evening everyone. i'm carolyn i don't know son. >> i'm dan ashley. after many years of intensifying debate the highest court in the land now poised to hear arguments for and against one of the most controversial issues in the country. it's remarkable moment. cornell is live at san francisco city hall tonight where thousands of people made it very clear how they feel. >> exactly dan. thousands of marchers return to city hall where the fight for same sex marriage began years ago. gay pride flag flies over the entrance of city hall tonight on this the eve of supreme court arguments about making gay marriage legal in california. >> march for equality. all may live as one. >>reporter: it was one of the largest rally castro street has seen in years. fight for marriage equality. allen and marcos live in san francisco but recently got married in new york. >> we love each other. married in a city that we fell in love in. i love this guy. want to be able to walk around say t
very much. new at 11:00 gas leak in san francisco mission district forced evacuation of 5 homes tonight. we were over the lake minutes after backhoe sliced 2 inch plastic gasoline that was about 7:00 o'clock. department of public works crew punched 2 holes in the pavement in order to get to the leak. manageed to shut it off at 8. evacuee allowed back in 30 minutes later. crews will be on the scene however as long as it takes to repair the line. >> well the cool down has started. abc 7 meteorologist is here with a look at live >> the temperatures felony where from throw 10 degrees today and i want to show you live doppler 7hd we have cloud cover. but the north bay is not seeing much in the way of cloud cover right now. that will change. no radar returns to track from our high definition camera. you can see visibility is good and temperatures right now upper 40's santa rosa, napa most other areas in the mid 50's. change of season just around the corner and so is our weather pattern. i'll show you when rain is coming back that the picture. >> thanks very much. man respons
street after san francisco portrero hill district. backhoe ruptured a two inch plastic gas line just before 7 this evening. 15 people from 5 homes were evacuated. department of had you been works crew shut off the leak at 8:00 o'clock about an hour ago. evacuee allowed to go back to the home just half hour later at 8:30. now crew will be out working until the line is repaired this evening. >> trusted teacher is arrested on chilled pornography charges and police say he is among the worst of the worst. here he i is. nathan fore spell police base description of him on the enormous number of pictures that they found. he taught in nearly a dozen schools. more tonight from 7 news reporter allen wong. >> in a sting operation police say they caught 44-year-old nathan fore still trying to share the pornographic files of children between 4 and nine years of age. >> most of the collection we run in will average anywhere from 100 to 500 images. >> but detectives say fore still had more than 1,000 pornographic video clips and images of children. >> there are so many suspects out there tha
they can mary. >>> the san francisco fire investigators want to snow i ka massive blaze was started on purpose. investigators heard some talk about the origin of the fire but have no direct evidence yet about the cause. at least the 20 residents of the apartment buildings had to run for their lives including the owner of the building. >> i was standing out front and this young lady told me that it is a fire in the garbage chute and when i went around there it was just too far gone. >> two firefighters suffered minor injuries. damage is estimated in the millions of dollars. >>> an investigation is underway tonight after a bart train struck and killed a man just before 4:00 this afternoon when a richmond bart train hit the man who ended up underneath the train at the glen park station in san francisco. schiansky 7 hd was over the tr. the station did reopen around 6:00 and is service is now running back on schedule. >>> a technology turnaround underway. what is behind the business boost and a local company bringing dozens of manufacturing jobs back to silicon valley. >> and the look of
hit by muni light rail train in san francisco has life threatening injuries tonight. this accident happened just after 3 this afternoon near 19 avenue and the boulevard here. muni spokeswoman said the woman in her 20's was in the right-of-way of that light rail train. nobody else was injure injured. >> sheriff's deputy and cadaver dog searched a creek for more clue after the discovery of a human skull. teenager playing in the creek yesterday found the bones. officials say the skullnot native american because it has fillings in the teeth. if more pwrons found officials may consider a full excavation of that creek. >> let's get a check of the forecast now. spencer. >> is here with the latest on live doppler 7 hd. >> okay. here's our first look at weather for tonight. live doppler 7 ht and lack at sky mainly clear overland areas that notice the fog along the coast and dense patch along the peninsula coast license. current temperature readings under mostly clear sky live view along embarcadero 51 in san francisco and oakland. 53 in san jose. another live view from the high def
is live at st. mary's cathedral in san francisco tonight. john? >>reporter: and there will be a special mass here tomorrow morning at 8:00 a.m. archbishop wants all parish in the arrest diocese of san francisco to hold special services for the start of the papal conclave n.a matter of hours this is what the one 15 cardinal will see as they enter the sistine chapel to select the next pope. already staff of 90 has been sworn to secrecy including doctors nurses waiters who will assist the conclave. anticipation is building not only in rome but in san francisco where catholic attended 5:30 mass in lower pacific heights. wore hiper had own hope for the new pontiff. >> somebody that draws people in the church. so many people left the church. >> it could be pope from africa. it could be a pope from latin america. definitel definitely, they are talking about a pope from the philippines. i would think it would be great to have a pope from america. of course. >>reporter: before the cardinals again the secret gathering there will be a mass at the vatican featuring a homily that could be a
in san francisco are also investigating an officer-involved shooting tonight. it begin with a car chase on john daly boulevard in daly city. it ended in san francisco. tomas ramon tells us what happened. >> reporter:. >> it happened in the morning. >> reporter: he lives about 40 yards where they stopped a stolen car. he heard gunshots at about 12:30 a.m. >> we were in bed and all of a sudden, i heard four or five shots and woke me up. >> reporter: evidence markers mark the spots where shell casings fell. police said the chase that ended in the suspect being shot to death here started in daly city early saturday morning. they say the stolen car was spotted on john daly avenue and they took pursuit. they gave up the chase when they hit highway 101. >> the police officers observed the vehicle on bruno avenue and followed behind it. >> the two vehicles stopped the car on hester avenue. passengers surrounded but the driver ran away. >> he raised his gun at the officers. the daly city police officer discharged his firearm at the suspect. >> the suspect died from a gunshot wound to the torso.
not returned our calls about the tweet. >>> new at 11:00, the san francisco man who victimized the foster mother of an abandoned baby born with cocaine in his system is in jail. he was arrested in his hotel room this morning. he was caught on surveillance video at the san francisco halve justice yesterday. he swiped a diaper bag along with cash and credit cards belonging to the foster mother of baby nash. the newborn was born on a sidewalk in december and handed off to a stranger. >>> tonight there are new details in the fatal mauling of a woman at a central californian mall sank pew water. sanctuary. they said volunteers interned and diana hanson was using a cell phone. when the lion pounced on her and killed her instantly. anderson says hanson was following all of the zoo's protocols. the sheriff deputies shot and killed the lion shortly after the attack. >> a positive jobs report for february helped fuel a spectacular end to the week. the dow was up 67 points to a new record high. the 6th straight day of gains. it was good for the nasdaq composite and the s&p. they created 236,000 new
. temperature readings in san francisco. 54 in oakland san jose check in at 52 degrees. another view of the bay bridge from high definition south beach camera here at san francisco and more temperature readings. 49 degrees at santa rosa. 51 at napa fairfield. 56 at gilroy. to our forecast feature it's going to be mainly clear overnight but with some patches of fog mainly along the coast line. not much pushing inland. spot or 2 out over the bay. mid 70's tomorrow will be the high in our inland locatio location. it's going to be really mild to warm and mostly cloudy on saturday as our weather pattern begins to change. this is important. beach hazard advisory in effect from tomorrow morning through saturday evening. we have some rough surf for awhile. possibility of dangerous snea sneaker wave should stay away from the water edge and avoid going out on to the rock out coption and the jetty because the surf could be hazardous. looking at the satellite animation you can see the big ridge of high pressure still holding on but for only one more day so we have dry mild conditions tomorrow but
to developing news. transit delay tonight in the bay area. bart service between san francisco and the east bay is now getting back to normal. at one point though bart says there was some kind of heavy haze in the traps bay tube. here's a picture from one of the riders one man appears to be taking in the unappealing smell. incident forced bart to single track all train triggering big delay. bart now says it could not find the source of the haze and system is double tracking once again and things are gettinging back to normal. >> impacting commuters trains running on schedule after major disruption in cal train service. northbound train 3 81 hit a vehicle on the track at san bruno avenue. now sky 7 hd overhead as you can is he it was a terrible result for the car but the good news is nobody was hurt and it appears nobody was in the car at the time of the accident. for just over an hour however traips could not run in either direction through san bruno as they inspected the track for safety. >> at least 3 new sink hole have opened up in an area where 2 sink hole developed last week in severa
a san francisco man. he was shot to death around 3:00 this morning near ninth and clay street. 37-year-old man was in his car when he got disputed in another vehicle. they shot him and crashed his car and died. this marked oakland's 17th homicide as of this year. >> family and friends of missing woman are taking to the streets to find her. she was captured on a surveillance camera thursday morning at the corner of 34th and telegraph avenue where she was last scene. her mother expressed frustration because there are leads that haven't been followed up on yet. >> she had her card and her cellphone. we haven't yet the police to cooperate getting access to that so they can track at least what was the last known place she was at. >> we tried to reach the oakland police department for a xheontd on the case but the comment has yet to respond. >> a man hired to help the oakland police department implemented court ordered reforms will reported for duty tomorrow. thomas frazier is the new compliance director. he will help police how they investigate themselves and document their work. he is a fo
in santa rosa. .14 san francisco and .20 in mountain view and .10 in concord. as you check out the view from the high definition sutro camera this is what you may be facing in the morning. it is fog and it will create poor visibility in spots. the rest of your forecast and when you might need the umbrellas again. >> see you shortly. we now know the names of the marines killed at the that hawthorne army depot. it is rajer mushnick josh taylor of ohio and mason vaderwork and william wild the fourth from baltimore. they range in age from 19 to 26 years old. eight others were hurt in the explosion that happened during a training exercise. investigators are trying to figure out what caused the shell to explode in its firing tube. >>> a man ended up in jail after confronting sheriff deputies with of all things a sharpened deer antler. they arrested him on whit tau customer bluff road. somebody called the sheriff saying he had broken windows on the trailer with the antler. he surrendered after spending an hour in the trailer. he is charged with assault with a deadly weapon. that was a deer's a
not made an arrest. >> dan: new at 11:00, a close call for san francisco police officers tonight after a suspected drunk driver almost ran right into them. called out to an argument on mission street north of interstate 280 when a indictment driver suddenly rammed into -- d.u.i. driver that damaged another car. the woman behind wheel was taken into custody. >> also new at 11:00, authorities in santa cruz county are looking for a jail inmate that tricked a guard into releasing him. jesse portion ons with a inadvertently released from custody. take a look good look at his face. if you spot him you are asked to call 911 immediately. >> carolyn: weekend is here and it looks like it will be drive one. sandhya patel is here. >> it's a preview of what is to come. we do have clear skies right now. you will notice that the visibility is just terrific from high definition sutro camera looking at downtown san francisco, the city is just sparkling. temperatures is 52 degrees in san francisco. oakland is the same temperature. it is 48 in half moon bay. we are headed toward a cool start to the weeke
bay area shows that while the south bay gained 2300 jobs the east bay lost 2600 and san francisco marin san mateo region lost 2900 jobs. solana county now has been area highest unemployment rate 9.3 percent followed by contra costa county, alameda, santa clara, san francisco, san mateo and marin counties in that order. 5.4 percent the lowest anywhere in the state which is in marin. >> well in san francisco sign that one sector of the economy is booming these days. 7 news reporter reports from the game developer conference where the words now hiring are everywher everywhere. >> between the sounds of gunfire and young women with light saber more serious purpose for some of the 22,000 here game developer conference. >> i graduated a week ago so trying to get work. so i can pay off my student loan. >> finding a job in the industry that brings fantasy character to life and turns couch potatoes into super hero. may sound tough until you see all of this. >> really cost feel like opportunity like just right there. >> career pavilion packed with company lake microsoft and sony looking
but very different weather picture for easter weekend and forecast coming up. >> that's the san francisco giant back home and taking on the cross bay rival. mike will have all the highlights of the well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] call to get u-verse tv starting at $19 a month for 2 years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. is. >> above the planet right now looking at live pictures where a space record has been set tonight. navy seal turned astronaut, veteran russian commander and rookie cosmonaut rocket into space today and glided to smooth docking with the international space station less than 6 hours later. never happened that rapidly before. roughly 4 revolution around orbit around the earth. during past years astronaut and cosmonaut take several days to reach the laborator
of our highs today. spring, indeed, 70 was the high in santa rosa. 60 in san francisco. concord a high of 71 degrees. livermore is at 74 and 73 in santa cruz. right now with some of those clouds moving over downtown san francisco, san francisco checking in at 50 degrees. san jose, 53. half moon bay in the upper 40s. we are looking at santa rosa at 50. 57 fairfield and hayward 51 degrees. he a look at the forecast highlights. cloud overnight. partly cloudy day on monday. showers likely by the lat are part of our workweek. lows with the clouds overhead, a little warmer but not as cold as last night. we'll go mid to low 40s in the north and east bay locations. antioch overnight, 44 degrees. santa rosa, 40 for you. we'll keep the low clouds near santa cruz, 42 degrees. here is the setup. high pressure will give us a terrific weekend and back off a little bit tomorrow. that is going to allow more high clouds to sink in. all of it means the temperatures come down a few degrees. what we are keeping a close eye is an area of low pressure. it looks impressive but by the time it gets here it wil
until at least earlyçó next week. san francisco public works crew wrapped up repair today and back filled the sink hole but the road still needs to be repaved. until then, 15 avenue from westportal to win will stay closed. the broken main sent a ton of water and debris rushing in a dozen homes and vehicle early on wednesday morning. you can see the necessary created. p uc lost up to two million gallon of water before the pipe was finally shut off. cuss of the break is still under investigation. >>> all right more to bring enthusiastic friday night on 7 news at 9:00 coming up. how volcano have a positive effect on global warming. >> mars rover knocked out with serious computer problem. what may have led to the system error. >> also find out how zoo oly gist hope to meet china growing demand with rhino horn and making sure the species isn't wiped off the face of the eart earth. we have the weather. >> that's right. here in the accu-weather forecast center. first clouds then the cool down and rain. i give you a lack at the week ahead in the accu-weather forecast coming u up. >>
definition sutro camera to downtown san francisco. visibility good here but in half machine bay fog reducing to quarter of a mile. most temperatures right now in the 50's. santa rosa 49 degrees. this holiday weekend we are expecting some rain. i'll be back with a look at the timing and when you might have some window of opportunity in just a few minutes to get out. >> all right thanks. >> earthquake shook the ground in central california today. 3.8 magnitude struck around ten this morning 7 miles northeast of san simeon near hearst castle depth of less than 5 miles. no injuries or damage reported. >> in san jose tonight some folk fighting the all american restaurant no. big mac there they don't want mcdonald's in their neighborhood. lisa is live at the orchard farm shopping center to explain why. lisa? >>reporter: dan, the developer wants to put the mcdonald's right here. it is rate across the street from a middle school and this has been an empty lot for 20 years. tonight many said they would rather to stay empty than become mcdonald's. >> i have heard from a number of you already.
for their lives in the middle of the night in san francisco's bayview district. good morning, i'm kristen sze. >> and i'm cheryl jennings. that fire injured firefighters and displaced nearly two dozen people. amy hollyfield is at the scene. amy, what are investigators saying about a cause? >> reporter: they say it could have been a malicious act. they questioned someone who heard from someone that they saw something. firefighters say it's not a strong lead, but they are following up on it. it is still early. whatever caused this fire, it did millions of dollars of damage. the fire spread quickly and was aggressive, traveling to three biddle before firefighters could get here. people sleeping woke up and felt a mixture of fear and shock. >> oh, my gosh! wow. you know what, it was so big it was going -- i could see it billowing over to my window, you know. and it was just, wow, humongous. >> reporter: the fire caused significant damage to three buildings. water from the firefighters' hoses flooded the first floor of two other buildings. firefighters determined that the fire started in between t
wiper on and water pools on the streets of san francisco. good evening everyone. >> let's get straight to 7 news on live doppler 7 hd. sandhya. >> let me show you live doppler 7 hd. moisture moving through the south by. east bay. not just in the form of rain but we are also satisfying snow at the higher elevations www. let's check out the radar national weather service radar in the santa cruz mountains and as i take you in closer here you will see that we are getting some moderate rain around the santa cruz mountains. check out the south bay. moderate rain falling around willow glen as you notice here. middle east meridian avenue. san jose really santa clara getting some moderate rain. east fremont avenue. this is actually believe it or not mixed precipitation over mount hamilton falling right now as as we get tighter into the east bay you notice some lighter shower activity around the east bay livermore home street around the planes we are also seeing some light showers redwood stishtion palo alto, woodside highway 280 as you notice jefferson avenue redwood city and of cours
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